President Sisi congratulates Rishi Sunak for assuming post of UK PM

Ahram Online , Wednesday 26 Oct 2022

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi congratulated on Tuesday Rishi Sunak on winning the UK Conservative Party’s elections and becoming the prime minister of Britain, the Egyptian presidency announced.

Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi   Rishi Sunak
Combined images of (From L-R) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and The New British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.


“I present my sincere congratulations to Mr Rishi Sunak for assuming the position of the prime minister of the British government, wishing him success in his new job,” El-Sisi said in his statement.

The Egyptian president said that he is looking forward to cooperating and working with the new British PM to boost the bilateral relations between Egypt and Britain to serve their peoples' best interests and support stability, security and peace for the world.

Sunak became Britain’s third prime minister of 2022 on Tuesday.

Sunak, who is the UK's first leader of colour, met King Charles III at Buckingham Palace, where the monarch officially asked the new leader of the governing Conservative Party to form a government, as per tradition.

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